Personal Papers of William C. Hoad
Hoad taught Civil Engineering at the University of Kansas from 1900-1912. This collection consists of a map of the vicinity of Lawrence produced by Hoad on behalf of the Universit of Kansas Country Club.
- 1900 - 1912
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Biography of William C. Hoad
William Christian Hoad was born January 11, 1874 in Lecompton, Kansas. He completed his bachelors in science at Lane University, also in Lecompton, in 1896 before graduating from the University of Kansas with a civil engineering degree in 1898.
Hoad spent some time working for the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad, returning to KU in 1900 as an instructor. From 1906-1907 he was at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, researching sanitary engineering. In 1906 Hoad was promoted to associate professor at KU, and in 1911 he became a full professor. Also during this time he served as Engineer to the Kansas State Board of Health.
In 1913, Hoad left KU to become the chair of the newly-created Sanitary Engineering program at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, serving during World War I as a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army's Sanitary Corp. Hoad retired from UM-Ann Arbor in 1944.
Hoad married Louise Green in August 1901. They had three children.
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- Guide to the William C. Hoad Collection
- Personal papers of William C. Hoad
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William C. Hoad Collection, University Archives, PP 154, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries